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September Sale Offers Last Giant's Causeway Fillies

Fri, 2019-09-13 20:55
Four of the champion sire's last nine yearling fillies will be offered. Giant's Causeway had all colts in his final crop of 2019.

Empire Maker Yearlings Continue to be In Demand

Fri, 2019-09-13 20:55
Demand for yearlings by Empire Maker continued during the fourth session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale when a colt sired by the leading sire was purchased by SF Bloodstock, Starlight Racing and Madaket for $775,000.

Magical Leads Ballydoyle Assault on Irish Champion Test

Fri, 2019-09-13 20:55
Aidan O'Brien will have four in the Irish Champion Stakes (G1) at Leopardstown, led by Magical, who looks set to head the market in the 1 1/4-mile test for 3-year-olds and up this time around.

Canada's Secretariat? Keep On Truckin Rolls Into Summer

Fri, 2019-09-13 20:55
Following two outstanding efforts to launch his career, Ontario-bred Keep On Truckin faces his stiffest challenge to date when he goes postward in the $250,000 Summer Stakes (G1T) Sept. 15 at Woodbine, where he'll try turf for the first time.

Logician the Logical Choice in Doncaster's St. Leger

Fri, 2019-09-13 20:55
The favorite for the Sept. 14 William Hill St. Leger (G1) has raced only four times and never competed as a 2-year-old. In some ways that would make him a perfectly normal winner of the world's oldest classic.

Solis/Litt Active at Keeneland September Book 2

Fri, 2019-09-13 20:55
Alex Solis II and Jason Litt were working hard during the Sept. 13 fourth session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale, and their efforts were displayed on the results sheet.

Quality Road Colt to Tom Durant for $950,000

Fri, 2019-09-13 20:55
A colt from a female family that includes such Farish family success as A.P. Indy and Summer Squall was purchased by Tom Durant for $950,000 during the early portion of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale's fourth session Sept. 13.

Godolphin Holds Ace With Fair Maiden in Natalma

Fri, 2019-09-13 20:55
Godolphin homebred Fair Maiden, a 7 1/2-length winner of the Aug. 17 Catch A Glimpse Stakes at Woodbine, is back for more in the Sept. 15 Natalma Stakes (G1T). The race for juvenile fillies, worth $250,000, is a 'Win and You're In' event.

EIPH Research Unveils Possible 24-Hour Furosemide Dose

Fri, 2019-09-13 20:55
Emphasis placed on strategies to control EIPH without race-day medication

Enable Tops World's Best Racehorse Rankings

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:55
After her victory in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks (G1), Enable has moved to the top of the rankings and is the highest rated horse in the seventh edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2019. 

Some Question, Some Praise CHRB Process in Justify Case

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:55
A day after a bombshell story from the New York Times that noted Justify had failed a drug test after his victory in the 2018 Santa Anita Derby (G1), there were compliments and criticism of how the regulator handled the case.

Cunningham and Siegel’s TCI Returns to BloodHorse

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:55
Handicapping show leads up to Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup events.

Hertrich Re-Elected as Breeders' Cup Board Chairman

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:55
Owner of Watercress Farm will serve a two-year term.

Spendthrift Farm Announces Five New Stallions for 2020

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:55
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm announced five new stallions for the 2020 breeding season, including Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) contender Vino Rosso, last year's undefeated 2-year-old Maximus Mischief and five-time graded stakes winner Coal Front. 

Legends of War Tops Field in Franklin-Simpson Stakes

Fri, 2019-09-13 08:55
O'Neill-trained runners Legends of War and Stubbins finished 1-2 in the $497,500 Nevada State Bank Franklin-Simpson Stakes (G3) Sept. 12, generating a handsome reward for his stable and those that backed his runners.

Scopolamine: Substance in Middle of Justify Scandal

Thu, 2019-09-12 20:55
The substance a lab found at a prohibited level in Justify after he won the 2018 Santa Anita Derby (G1), scopolamine, has seen plenty of attention from regulators in recent years.

Elite Song the First Winner for Katz My Song

Thu, 2019-09-12 20:55
Bruno Schickedanz's homebred Elite Song scored a 6 3/4-length maiden win on debut Sept. 11 at Woodbine to become the first winner for freshman sire Katz My Song.

Superstar Crystal Ocean Suffers Career-Ending Injury

Thu, 2019-09-12 20:55
The 5-year-old son of Sea The Stars had successful surgery

Woodbine Releases Corporate Responsibility Report

Thu, 2019-09-12 20:55
The document highlights the company's recent achievements toward philanthropy, industry leadership, property development and innovation, while fulfilling its core mandate of sustaining the horse racing industry.

Old Persian Travels Overseas for Northern Dancer Turf

Thu, 2019-09-12 20:55
Godolphin's group 1 winner Old Persian is set to make his North American race debut Sept. 14 in the $300,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes (G1T), a 1 1/2-mile marathon for 3-year-olds and up on Woodbine's E.P. Taylor Turf Course.

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